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Marriages are Made in Heaven

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This does not mean that persons in heavenmarry and are given in marriage,” but that the partners joined in marriage on earth were foreordained to be so united. As the French proverb more definitely expresses the idea, “Les mariages se font au ciel et se consomment sur la terre.” And again, “Les mariages sont écrits dans le ciel.” E. Hall (1499–1547) says, “Consider the old proverbe to be true that saieth: Marriage is destinie.” Prov. xix. 14 says, “A prudent wife is from the Lord.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Marriage Knot (The)
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Marriages
Marriages are Made in Heaven
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